Taylor Swift's new video is exactly as you'd expect it to be: she falls in love while wearing a pretty dress inside of a sun-drenched universe. It is the video Betty to Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" Veronica.
• French researchers have found that listening to love ballads can make women more likely to accept a date from an "average" young man. In order to test this, they played their subjects music by Francis Cabrel and Vincent Delerm.
This morning, I asked our readers to post their favorite Valentine's Day jams for a playlist post. The response was overwhelming—there are already over 300 submissions—so I narrowed it down to a few. Ready, steady, go!